West Dorset

West Dorset has some fantastic restaurants and food producers. You can read all our reviews of the West Dorset establishments here – including Weymouth, Dorchester and Bridport.

Dorset’s Drink producers

Dorset’s Drink producers

The beautiful weather we get in this county is perfect for growing vineyards for making delicious (and in many cases Award Winning_ sparkling wine and cider. Dorset also plays host to fabulous breweries, distilleries and coffee roasteries. We have listed below as many drink producers…

Dorset’s Greengrocers, Fishmongers, Butchers and Bakeries

Dorset’s Greengrocers, Fishmongers, Butchers and Bakeries

These individual food shops give space for locally made, grown, caught and cared for produce to be collated, curated and sold. They make up our local high streets and they care passionately about their stores. We have listed below as many as we can find…

Dorset’s Farm Shops, Zero Waste Shops, Village Stores and Delis

Dorset’s Farm Shops, Zero Waste Shops, Village Stores and Delis

Farm shops are an amazing way to shop local and they work hard to stock a wide range of local products, from local meat, milk, cheese, bread, cake, fruit, vegetables and eggs to locally produced items like jams, chutneys, sauces, coffee and tea. Zero Waste…

Dorset’s Milk Vending Machines

Dorset’s Milk Vending Machines

During our daily lockdown walk through the village, there was one thing that seemed to be chugging along as normal and that was the installation of a milk vending machine. I thought what a brilliant innovative idea, until I found out later there are a…

Legal Advice for Food and Drink Businesses during Covid19 Pandemic

Legal Advice for Food and Drink Businesses during Covid19 Pandemic

We’ve been listening to the food and drink community in Dorset and have seen people reaching out for help with different topics. We have been in touch with local, award winning law firm Steele Raymond LLP, to put together a list of legal areas food…

Free Dorset Growth Hub Sessions

Free Dorset Growth Hub Sessions

Throughout lockdown, we have been trying to find different ways that Dorset Foodie Feed can help food and drink businesses and we have been trying to reach out to different organisations who we can work with who might be able to offer expert help. We…

Help for Food and Drink businesses during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Help for Food and Drink businesses during the Coronavirus Pandemic

We have been working hard to help the Food and Drink sector in Dorset during this Pandemic and we have pulled together advice from experts to help our brilliant food and drink businesses.   Legal Advice for food and drink businesses – we have asked…

Shops selling local produce, basics, fruit, veg and dried goods during Lockdown

Shops selling local produce, basics, fruit, veg and dried goods during Lockdown

Page updated on Wednesday 17th June 2020. We are trying to keep this as accurate as possible but some of this information changes daily/hourly. Please call businesses to check before travelling.  In these uncertain times, our beloved food and drink industry is being hit hard…

Restaurants offering takeaway during Lockdown

Restaurants offering takeaway during Lockdown

Page updated on Wednesday 17th June 2020. We are trying to keep this as accurate as possible but some of this information changes daily/hourly. Please call businesses to check before travelling.  In these uncertain times, our beloved food and drink industry is being hit hard…

Dorset Drink businesses offering home delivery during Lockdown

Dorset Drink businesses offering home delivery during Lockdown

Page updated on Friday 29th May 2020. We are trying to keep this as accurate as possible but some of this information changes daily/hourly. Please call businesses to check before travelling.  In these uncertain times, our beloved food and drink industry is being hit hard…